WBTT Announces Its 'And Still We Rise' New Season

The company presented excerpts from coming shows at its annual Hush! Hush! party Monday evening.

04/27/2021 By Kay Kipling


WBTT's Pipeline Delivers with Hard-Hitting Honesty

This video version of a play about a young Black man in trouble tells a personal story that reaches us all.

04/24/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 22-28

The Suncoast Boat Show returns, WBTT unveils a new production, the Sarasota Ballet presents Ashton, and more.

04/22/2021 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Concert Association Looks to 2022 Great Performers Season

After 2021's season could not take place due to Covid, SCA plans a return to live music.

04/21/2021 By Kay Kipling


The Sarasota Ballet Plans Return to Live Performances in 2021-22 Season

The just-announced season includes both world and company premieres.

04/19/2021 By Kay Kipling


Asolo Rep Highlights Evita Star Ana Isabelle and Friends in an Upbeat Outdoor Concert

From Broadway favorites to Tejano pop hits, the cast delivers with oodles of energy and feeling.

04/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Back to the Stage

Sarasota Orchestra Announces Full, Live 2021-22 Season

Five concert series are planned in a return to normal after Covid forced musicians and audiences to mostly stay home.

04/13/2021 By Kay Kipling


La Musica Festival's Derek Han Dead at 63

The co-founder and associate artistic director of the long-running chamber music festival, Han was respected worldwide.

04/12/2021 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Film Festival Announces Some Upcoming Titles

A documentary on star Rita Moreno is the opening night movie for the festival, taking place April 30 through May 9.

04/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Creative Thinking

Nancy Guth Is Crafting Her Way Through the Covid Crisis

The Sarasota photographer found a new artistic path to help her survive as a Covid "long-hauler."

04/12/2021 By Kay Kipling


FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Julius Caesar Is a Very 2021 Production

Not only is it digital due to the pandemic, it does some gender role switching that may take a little getting used to.

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 8-14

Comedian Brian Regan, the Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration, two more operas bow, and more.

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling


Ana Isabelle and Evita Team Reunite for a New Show at Asolo Rep

After spending much of the pandemic in her native Puerto Rico, Isabelle returns with a concert of some of her favorite songs.

04/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 1-7

Easter egg hunts, open-air arts shows, a Glow Table Dinner, virtual "Julius Caesar" and more.

04/01/2021 By Kay Kipling


FST's Vintage POP! Is a Cabaret with Pizzazz

Songstress and co-creator Carole J. Bufford takes audiences on a perceptive journey through decades of American music.

04/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

They're Back!

Venice Theatre Announces a Full 2021-22 Season

After closing last spring due to the pandemic, VT is moving forward with a slate of shows in both its theater spaces.

03/30/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 25-31

A new piano show at Florida Studio Theatre, Venice Theatre reopens, concerts a-plenty and family fun outdoors

03/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Movie News

Movie Theaters Are Reopening

Movie theaters closed or scaled back during the past year due to Covid-19. Do you feel comfortable returning?

03/22/2021 By Kay Kipling


Asolo Rep's Camelot Shouldn't Be Forgot

In slimming down this Lerner-Loewe classic, the production misses none of the heart.

03/21/2021 By Kay Kipling